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Posts tagged “Nintendo Switch”

The Nintendo Switch is finally the portable PC of my dreams (sort of)

If you tuned into Nintendo's Indie World stream yesterday, you'll no doubt have seen that the excellent Hypnospace Outlaw is finally beaming its way onto consoles in all its faux late 90s glory on August 27th. Its arrival on other platforms also brings with it a whole host of neat updates for those of us who have already enjoyed it on PC, too, including over…

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Hades leaving early access in autumn, able to bring saves to the new Switch version

The rad roguelikelike hack 'n' slash action-RPG Hades will leave early access in autumn, developers Supergiant Games say, alongside the launch of a newly-announced Nintendo Switch version. Players will be able to transfer their save files between the PC and Switch to carry their progress over, which is nice. Hades has already received its last major update before launch, so now we're waiting on the…

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Now you can continue your Witcher 3 saves from PC on your Switch

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has cross-save now! Yesterday, a brand new update for the Nintendo Switch version dropped, and it's a very welcome one for us PC players. CD Projekt Red have introduced save file integration with Steam and GOG, so you can continue your adventures with Geralt at your PC or on the go (or docked at your telly if that's how you…

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Alienware’s Concept UFO PC does an incredible Nintendo Switch impression

I'm calling it now. Alienware's Concept UFO PC is hands down the most exciting thing to come out of this year's CES tech fest. It's effectively a Nintendo Switch, but it plays PC games, which, let's face it, is all any of us have ever wanted ever since the Switch first came into existence. Alienware and Dell Gaming's vice president Vivien Lien even went full…

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 has cross-platform saves with new Switch edition

The Steam release of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Definitive Edition now has cross-platform saves with the Switch version, which launched last night. PC peeps can upload their saves to the cloud to take out and about on Nintendo's wee console, which can also upload back to the digital æther. So yep, you can swap the same save back and forth between systems. I still haven't…

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Steam Input adds native Switch Pro Controller support

While one of the best things about having a gaming-spec PC is the sheer freedom you have in input devices, it really does help to have a reliable, widely supported gamepad. My current go-to is the XBox One controller, but there might be another competitor on the horizon. You'll have to opt in to the latest Steam beta to use it, but you can now…

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Feature: Breath of fresh air

What can PC RPGs learn from Zelda: Breath of the Wild?

Regardless of platform, when you've got so many people rushing to call a game 'possibly the best game ever', it's worth taking a look. This week then, what can RPGs learn from the 1994's Rise of the Robots - the action brawler that combined ugly rendered graphics with ridiculous AI, and a musical score produced by the Queen's own Brian May sitting uncomfortably on his…

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